The Carpenters were fucking awesome. I say that without a trace of irony. And here is the video for their entirely sincere late 70’s single Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognized Anthem of World Contact Day) which is goofy as hell, but man those vocals just melt me down to a puddle. Believe.
The original version by a band that people actually believed might be The Beatles incognito, Klaatu: